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ENGINE 277 RESPONDS TO AN EMS RUN. UPON ARRIVAL THE OFFICER NOTES THAT NYPD ESU IS ON SCENE AND TREATING A WOMAN STRUCK BY A CAR AND HAS A MINOR LEG INJURY. AFTER ASCERTAINING FROM ESU IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED AND BEING INFORMED THAT IT IS NOT, WHAT SHOULD THE OFFICER TRANSMIT?

10-91, 10-8

++If a CFR-D Unit arrives on the scene of a medical emergency and NYPD Emergency Service Unit (ESU) has already initiated patient care, the ESU EMTs retain responsibility for patient care. The Office in Charge of the CFR-D Unit shall ascertain from ESU if any further assistance is required from the CFR-D Unit. If no assistance is required, the Officer in Charge shall transmit signal 10-91 and go 10-8.++

1

CALL YOUR QUARTERS OR OTHER UNIT

10-1 Call your Quarters or Other Unit

A unit is to call its quarters or other unit by telephone.

2

RETURN TO QUARTERS

10-2 Return to Quarters

A unit is to return to quarters.

3

CALL DISPATCH BY TELEPHONE

10-3 Call Dispatcher by Telephone

A unit is to telephone the dispatcher

4

10-4

ACKNOWLEDGMENT

5

REPEAT MESSAGE

10-5 Repeat Message

The message was not understood and should be repeated.

6

STANDBY

10-6 Stand By

A short pause in transmission will follow.

7

VERIFY ADDRESS

10-7 Verify Address/Location

The verification of an address or location is requested. Verification request shall be specific in nature, e.g., "10-7, Box 9999, Address does not exist".

8

IN SERVICE BY RADIO

10-8 In-Service by Radio

A unit leaving the scene of an incident where it had either operated or stood fast is on the air and available. This signal is also used when the AT/SP or PC/ATS is not in service and a unit is leaving quarters. This signal is not used when unit is leaving quarters for non-emergency response.

Code 1: Used only by a Division or Battalion to indicate it is in-service by radio when leaving a quarters other than its own at which it had been off the air and to which its alarms had been routed.

Code 2: Used by any unit to indicate it is on the air outside its response area. When the unit returns to its response area, the dispatcher must be notified again using 10-8.

9

OFF THE AIR

10-9 Off the Air

A unit will be out of radio contact. (State the reason: entering tunnel; visiting quarters; at a fire or emergency, etc.). A 10-8 is to be transmitted, with code if necessary, when radio contact is re-established.

10

IN SERVICE BY RADIO

10-8 In-Service by Radio

A unit leaving the scene of an incident where it had either operated or stood fast is on the air and available. This signal is also used when the AT/SP or PC/ATS is not in service and a unit is leaving quarters. This signal is not used when unit is leaving quarters for non-emergency response.

Code 1: Used only by a Division or Battalion to indicate it is in-service by radio when leaving a quarters other than its own at which it had been off the air and to which its alarms had been routed.

Code 2: Used by any unit to indicate it is on the air outside its response area. When the unit returns to its response area, the dispatcher must be notified again using 10-8.

11

RADIO TEST COUNT

10-11 Radio Test Count

A unit is to count from one to eleven for test purposes.

12

PRELIMINARY REPORT

10-12 Preliminary Report

A request by a Chief Officer or dispatcher for a preliminary report by the first arriving unit. The dispatcher shall relay the report to responding units.

13

ROSTER STAFFED ENGINE

10-14 Roster Staffed Engine Company

When an engine company staffed with an Officer and four Firefighters is assigned to a structural response, the Firefighter on housewatch, if unit is in quarters, shall acknowledge receipt of the alarm via the 10-14 button at the AT/SP or PC/ATS.

14

RETURN ALL UNITS EXCEPT 1 ENGINE AND 1 TRUCK

10-18 Return all Units, except 1 Engine AND 1 Ladder

Transmitted for a fire or emergency, when in the judgment of the Incident Commander, conditions indicate that 1 Engine AND 1 Ladder Company are required. No further assistance is necessary. If the required unit(s) has not arrived, the dispatcher shall be notified to have the required unit(s) continue responding to the location. Other responding units shall return to quarters or previous activity. The Battalion Chief need not continue to the scene after a 10-18 has been transmitted unless deemed necessary. This decision must be based, in part, on the experience level of the Officer transmitting the signal. Battalion Chiefs are to notify the dispatcher that they are 10-8 when not continuing in on a 10-18.

15

RETURN ALL UNITS EXCEPT 1 ENGINE AND 1 TRUCK

10-18 Return all Units, except 1 Engine AND 1 Ladder

Transmitted for a fire or emergency, when in the judgment of the Incident Commander, conditions indicate that 1 Engine AND 1 Ladder Company are required. No further assistance is necessary. If the required unit(s) has not arrived, the dispatcher shall be notified to have the required unit(s) continue responding to the location. Other responding units shall return to quarters or previous activity. The Battalion Chief need not continue to the scene after a 10-18 has been transmitted unless deemed necessary. This decision must be based, in part, on the experience level of the Officer transmitting the signal. Battalion Chiefs are to notify the dispatcher that they are 10-8 when not continuing in on a 10-18.

16

RETURN ALL UNITS EXCEPT 1 ENGINE OR 1 TRUCK

10-19 Return All Units, Except 1 Engine OR 1 Ladder

Transmitted for a fire or emergency, when in the judgment of the Incident Commander, conditions indicate that 1 Engine OR 1 Ladder Company is required. No further assistance is necessary.

If the required unit has not arrived, the dispatcher shall be notified to have that unit continue responding to the location. Other responding units shall return to quarters or previous activity.

The Battalion Chief need not continue to the scene after a 10-19 has been transmitted unless deemed necessary. This decision must be based, in part, on the experience level of the Officer transmitting the signal. Battalion Chiefs are to notify the dispatcher that they are 10-8 when not continuing in on a 10-19.

17

PROCEED AT REDUCED SPEED

10-20 Proceed at Reduced Speed

Responding units are to proceed at reduced speed. No warning devices are to be used and all traffic regulations are to be observed.

18

BRUSH FIRE

10-21 Brush Fire

A fire in grass, brush etc.

19

OUTSIDE RUBBISH

10-22 Outside Rubbish Fire

A fire in outside rubbish that has not extended to a building.

20

ABANDONED/DERELICT VEHICLE FIRE (ADV)

10-23 Abandoned/Derelict Vehicle Fire (ADV)

A fire in a vehicle that has no value other than salvage AND no owner can be located.

21

ENGINE 277 RESPONDS TO AN EMS RUN. UPON ARRIVAL THE OFFICER NOTES THAT NYPD ESU IS ON SCENE AND TREATING A WOMAN STRUCK BY A CAR AND HAS A MINOR LEG INJURY. AFTER ASCERTAINING FROM ESU IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED AND BEING INFORMED THAT IT IS NOT, WHAT SHOULD THE OFFICER TRANSMIT?

10-91, 10-8

++If a CFR-D Unit arrives on the scene of a medical emergency and NYPD Emergency Service Unit (ESU) has already initiated patient care, the ESU EMTs retain responsibility for patient care. The Office in Charge of the CFR-D Unit shall ascertain from ESU if any further assistance is required from the CFR-D Unit. If no assistance is required, the Officer in Charge shall transmit signal 10-91 and go 10-8.++

22

AUTO FIRE

10-24 Auto Fire

A fire in a vehicle with plates OR in any vehicle having a value greater than that of salvage.

23

MANHOLE OR TRANSFORMER FIRE OR EMERGENCY

10-25 Manhole or Transformer Fire or Emergency

Any type of manhole or transformer fire or emergency.
Without Code: Situation other than as described in Codes 1, 2, 3, or 4.

Code 1: Fire has extended from a manhole, conduit, or transformer into a
building.

Code 2: Fire has blown one or more manhole covers, or smoke is issuing
from a manhole under pressure.

Code 3: Smoke is seeping from a manhole.

Code 4: Fire or smoke condition from a transformer at any location.
i.e., pole, vault, room, etc.

Note: Utility Company will dispatch an emergency crew immediately
upon receipt of a Code 1 or Code 4 signal.

24

FOR A MANHOLE FIRE, 10-25 - WHAT SIGNAL WILL DISPATCH AND EMERGENCY CREW IMMEDIATELY?

CODES 1 OR 4

++Note: Utility Company will dispatch an emergency crew immediately
upon receipt of a Code 1 or Code 4 signal. ++

25

FIRE HAS EXTENDED FROM A MANHOLE, CONDUIT OR TRANSFORMER INTO A BUILDING

10-25 CODE 1

26

FIRE OR SMOKE CONDITION FROM A TRANSFORMER AT ANY LOCATION I.E. POLE, VAULT, ROOM, ETC

10-25 CODE 4

27

SMOKE SEEPING FROM A MANHOLE

10-25 CODE 3

28

FIRE HAS BLOWN ON OR MORE MANHOLE COVERS OR SMOKE IS ISSUING FROM A MANHOLE UNDER PRESSURE

10-25 CODE 2

29

FOOD ON THE STOVE

10-26 Food on Stove

Food on the stove or other form of cooking carelessness.

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